Saskatchewan Building Trades Launch Building Safer Trades Initiative

Aug 19, 2019

The Saskatchewan Safety Council and Saskatchewan Building Trades are working together on a joint project. The Building Safer Trades initiative provides free practical safety training and information on union trades for…

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CBTU Response to Federal Government’s Request for Comments on Changes to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Jul 24, 2019

Recently, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) requested written comments from all interested parties on a proposal to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection…

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Happy Canada Day from Canada’s Building Trades Unions!

Jun 28, 2019

Each July 1st, Canadians across the country and around the world celebrate our history, culture and achievements. As the Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, I want to take this opportunity to…

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Jobs for Tomorrow: Starting Today

CBTU report projects 3.3 million construction jobs building a lower-carbon Canada between now and 2050.    CBTU commission the landmark study Jobs for Tomorrow: Canada’s Building Trades and Net Zero Emissions…

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Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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Pipelines

CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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